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78rpm Records Digitized by George Blood, L.P.

Newest uploads! Auto-78-twitter.  Through the Great 78 Project the Internet Archive has begun to digitize 78rpm discs for preservation, research, and discovery with the help of George Blood, L.P.. 78s were mostly made from shellac, i.e., beetle resin, and were the brittle predecessors to the LP (microgroove) era.   @great78project for uploads as they happen.
Turntable used for 78rpm digitization of four simultaneous recordings with different needles.

The digitization project currently focuses on discs that are less likely to be commercially available--or available at all in digital form--particularly focusing on underrepresented artists and genres. Digitization will make this less commonly available music accessible to researchers in a format where it can be manipulated and studied without harming the physical artifacts. We have preserved the often very prominent surface noise and imperfections and included files generated by different sizes and shapes of stylus to facilitate different kinds of analysis.

There’s no way to predict if the digital versions of these 78s will outlast the physical items, so we are preserving both to ensure the survival of these cultural materials for future generations to study and enjoy.

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78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Bonnie Guitar
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Performer: Bonnie Guitar Writer: Bonnie Guitar Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 2.0 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 482.0, Rolloff: -13.75. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more friendly filenames. Matrix number: MB 9731 Catalog...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Popular Music
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Bonnie Guitar; Blair; Duhig
audio
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Performer: Bonnie Guitar Writer: Blair; Duhig Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 2.0 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 482.0, Rolloff: -13.75. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more friendly filenames. Matrix number: MB 9732 Catalog...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Hillbilly
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Bonnie Guitar; Ned Miller
audio
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Performer: Bonnie Guitar Writer: Ned Miller Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 2.0mil truncated conical, 2.3mil truncated conical, 2.8mil truncated conical, 3.3mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 482.0, Rolloff: -13.75. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more friendly filenames. Matrix number: MB 9535 1 Catalog...
( 2 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Country
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Bonnie Guitar; Blair; Duhig
audio
eye 103
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Performer: Bonnie Guitar Writer: Blair; Duhig Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 2.0 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 482.0, Rolloff: -13.75. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more friendly filenames. Matrix number: MB 9732 D1...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Country
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Bonnie Guitar
audio
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Performer: Bonnie Guitar Writer: Bonnie Guitar Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 2.0 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 482.0, Rolloff: -13.75. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more friendly filenames. Matrix number: MB 9731 D1...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Country
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Bonnie Guitar
audio
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Performer: Bonnie Guitar Writer: Bonnie Guitar Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 2.0 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 482.0, Rolloff: -13.75. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more friendly filenames. Matrix number: M-9536 Catalog...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Popular Music
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Bonnie Guitar
audio
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Performer: Bonnie Guitar Writer: Bonnie Guitar Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 2.0mil truncated conical, 2.3mil truncated conical, 2.8mil truncated conical, 3.3mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 482.0, Rolloff: -13.75. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more friendly filenames. Matrix number: MB 9536 1 Catalog...
( 2 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Vocal
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Bonnie Guitar; Ned Miller
audio
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Performer: Bonnie Guitar Writer: Ned Miller Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 2.0 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 482.0, Rolloff: -13.75. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more friendly filenames. Matrix number: M-9535 Catalog...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Popular Music
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Bonnie Guitar; Miller; Guitar
audio
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Performer: Bonnie Guitar Writer: Miller; Guitar Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 2.0 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 482.0, Rolloff: -13.75. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more friendly filenames. Matrix number: M-9967 Catalog...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Popular Music
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Bonnie Guitar; Fain; Dubin; Goodwin
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Performer: Bonnie Guitar Writer: Fain; Dubin; Goodwin Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 2.0 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 482.0, Rolloff: -13.75. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more friendly filenames. Matrix number: M-9863...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Popular Music
Source: 78